-- Julie Hasson, Author, Chef and Entrepreneur
-- Aaron Adams, chef and restauranteur, Portabello Vegan Trattoria
-- Lisa Higgins, Baker & Entrepreneur, Sweetpea Bakery
-- Paul Cole, Communications Director at SellerEngine Software
-- Heidi Lovig, Executive Chef / Co-Owner, Heidi Ho
-- Stephanie Redcross, Managing Director at Vegan Mainstream
These six vegan leaders bring a variety of experience and expertise to the event; each of them has been working in different capacities in the vegan world for a number of years. Hasson will do a presentation about Running a Business That Appeals to the World; Adams will talk about Opening and Operating a Successful Vegan Business; Higgins will teach Getting The Numbers Right: A Roadmap To Business Finances; Cole will present on Why and How to Become a 3rd-Party Merchant on Amazon.com; and Redcross will lead a workshop called Stop Sucking at Social Media.
The remainder of the 5-hour bootcamp will be dedicated to a structured networking session, a panel discussion called Being a Vegan Professional – Lessons Learned, and a final workshop entitled Rethinking Customer Engagement – Building Revenue Streams. This will be a day of hands-on learning where participants will have access to seasoned professionals to help them get inspired and get practical about making their vegan business (or business-to-
Vegan Professional Bootcamps are a series of stand-alone multi-city events designed with the busy vegan professional in mind. Each half-day event is localized to its city, and provides aspiring and experienced vegan professionals with the information and inspiration they need to make their vegan businesses thrive.
“We’re very excited to be bringing such a great lineup to the Portland Vegan Community for our first bootcamp of 2014,” says presenter and co-organizer Stephanie Redcross. “This is information that people will be able to take home with them and use in their business, starting now.”
The early bird tickets for Portland will be sold for just $60, a discount off the standard price of $75. Interested participants can get more information and register at http://veganprofessionalbootcamps.com/